Press Releases

VA Recognizes Presumptive Illnesses in Iraq, Afghanistan

March 23, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking steps to make it easier for Veterans to obtain disability compensation for certain diseases associated with service in the Persian Gulf War or Afghanistan. This will be the beginning of historic change for how VA considers Gulf War Veterans illnesses.

Georgia Department of Veterans Service: Customer Service Survey

February 10, 2010

Whether you call, e-mail, encounter us in your community or in our office, its up to us to be ready to serve when and where you need us.

Please take a moment to complete a brief survey that measures your views about our quality of service. Your feedback is important and will help us continue to improve and provide the highest customer service standards our veterans deserve.

Local State Veteran Service Offices Ready to Assist

February 3, 2010

The Georgia Department of Veterans Service is the agency of state government that was established for the purpose of advising, counseling, and assisting Georgia's veterans and their families in receiving their rightful benefits under the vast, frequently changing, and complex framework of veterans' laws.